LINGUIST List 15.937

Sat Mar 20 2004

Jobs: Lang & Communication: Full Prof, U of Sheffield

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  1. T.Wright, Lang & Communication: Full Prof, U of Sheffield, UK

Message 1: Lang & Communication: Full Prof, U of Sheffield, UK

Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2004 11:08:39 -0500 (EST)
From: T.Wright <>
Subject: Lang & Communication: Full Prof, U of Sheffield, UK

University or Organization: University of Sheffield
Department: School of East Asian Studies
Rank of Job: Full Professor
Specialty Areas: Language and Communication
Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (Code: CHN);
 Japanese (Code: JPN);
 Korean (Code: KKN)


Job Title: Chair of East Asian Studies
Ref No: R3236
Closing Date: 30th April, 2004

The University of Sheffield is a leading UK university, with an
international reputation for excellence. With a history dating from
the 1960s, the School of East Asian Studies is one of the largest and
strongest departments of East Asian Studies in the UK, and combines
research on contemporary issues with an Excellent rating for its
teaching. This newly established Chair is part of a major investment
by the University to ensure the School's successful future as the
major European centre for research on contemporary East Asia from a
social science perspective. Four main research clusters guide the
School's research: Globalisation and Regionalisation; Political
Economy and Development; East Asian Identities in Transition; and
Language and Communication. Each cluster involves staff working on
China, Japan and Korea, and the School strongly encourages
collaboration with the relevant disciplinary departments.

Applications are invited for a Chair of East Asian Studies, in the
field of language/linguistics, communications and/or cultural
studies. The appointee will have an international reputation in one of
these fields, and an outstanding publication record. She or he will be
expected to provide leadership as head of the research cluster on
language and communication.

Further information about the School's activities is available at Further details can be found through

Informal enquiries are welcome, and should be directed to the Head of
School, Professor Tim Wright (tel:- 0114 222 8406, email:-

Address for Applications:

Attn: Prof Tim WRIGHT
School of East Asian Studies
University of Sheffield
Sheffield, S Yorks S10 2TN
United Kingdom 

Applications are due by 30-Apr-2004

Contact Information:
Prof Tim Wright.
Tel: +44 114 222 8406
Fax: +44 114 222 8432
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